Title- Marching Orders
“What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light, and what you hear whispered in your ear, proclaim upon the housetops.” (Matt. 10:27)
If I am not hearing Him in the darkness, what will I speak in the light? If I am not hearing Him whisper in my ear, what will I proclaim on the housetops?
What a great word! This scripture reminds me to not only talk to God in prayer, but equally important is to hear Him in prayer!
“Dear Jesus, Help me to hear you today! I want to be still that I may hear Your marching orders for my day, for my week, for my life. Speak Lord! Your servant is listening!:
Read the Bible and look for:
Lessons to be learned.
Examples to be followed.
Promises to be enjoyed.
Jesus to be revealed.
Scripture. observation. application. prayer
Find the Scriptures for today in the Bible reading program; many choices to choose from.
Read the passages. Read with an open heart and Jesus will give you words of encouragement, direction and correction. (2 Timothy 3:16)
When Jesus gives you a life lesson, turn to a fresh page in your “Daily Pages” to record what He has just shown you.
Write today’s date
Give your lesson a title.
Write down the main Scripture. (Scripture)
Write what you see in the Scripture. (Observation)
Write how you will be different today because of what you have just read. (Application)
Write out your prayer. (Prayer)